Operators answering emergency 999
calls in Cardiff in 1974
Garry Donald, 46, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court and admitted two counts of behaving in a threatening manner by repeatedly calling 999
on two days - June 26 and last Friday.
"Not really a 999
call unless it is being aggressive.
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The call was made to Warwickshire Police on Saturday morning and left the force irate as they put out a plea for people to only call 999
in a genuine emergency.
a box of the The caller dialled 999
and was put through to East Midlands Ambulance Service.
The female operator tried to explain 999
was for emergencies only, but the man then asked whether he should "ring 999
then XXX?" Another timewaster dialled the emergency number because he had spat his cigarette out after coughing.
These are just some of the examples of ridiculous calls which has prompted a plea from police chiefs to only dial 999
in an emergency as part of their #Dont-TieUpTheLine campaign.
"People are currently using the 999
service to get emergency services from police.
Rescuers say this lost vital time and are now urging people to ring 999
directly if they are in trouble along the coast.
SU-DOKU 5 NUMBER CLUES 0901 736 7686 (70p/call) ROI 1515 999
076 ([euro]1/call) SU-DOKU FULL SOLUTIONS 0900 586 4621 (60p/min) ROI 1550 999
682 ([euro]0.95c/min) Killer Su-doku is based on the traditional grid and every column, every row and every 3x3 box must contain the digits 1 to 9.
The number was launched to reduce the load on emergency number 999
. A police official said that the volume of non-emergency calls to 999
has reduced, and the public has begun to interact with police directly on non-emergency requests and queries.